Terms and Conditions of Use

Your use of this website is subject to the following Terms and Conditions (“the Terms”). Please also refer to our Privacy and Cookie Policy, which sets out our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.yfanefa.com (“our Website”) you are accepting and consenting to the terms and practices described.

The Website is operated by Yorkshire Film Archive (a company registered in England and Wales with company number 4480153, and a registered charity, number 1093468). In these Terms and Conditions of Use, "we" and "us" means Yorkshire Film Archive, and "you" means any user of our Website.

By using our Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. We reserve the right to amend these Terms from time to time without notice to you and you agree to be bound by any such changes in your subsequent use of our Website. Therefore, we recommend that you periodically revisit this page to review current Terms. Accessing and using this Website after such changes have been posted constitutes acceptance.

These Terms are governed by English law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Intellectual Property Rights

In these Terms, when we refer to "intellectual property rights", we mean copyright and related rights, moral rights, trademarks and service marks, trade names and domain names, rights to goodwill, rights in designs, rights in confidential information and any other intellectual property rights whether registered or unregistered and including all applications (or rights to apply) for, and renewals or extensions of, such rights.

  • Yorkshire Film Archive, as creator of the Website, retains any and all intellectual property rights in the Website and its content, layout and design, including the text elements of the Website, and in all software and source codes required for or used in or by the Website. Any trademarks, service marks and logos, whether registered or not, contained on or in the Website are registered and owned by or licensed to us.
  • The materials appearing on or accessible from the Website (including text, data, still and moving images, music and sound) ("Materials"), and all intellectual property rights in or connected to them are either owned by us or have been licensed by the copyright owners to us for inclusion within the Website.
  • Your use of the Website confers upon you no proprietary or other right, title or interest or any licences or consents whatsoever relating to the Website, the Materials or any intellectual property rights in or connected to the Website or the Materials. You do not, by virtue of using the Website, have any right, title or interest in any part of the Website.
  • Under no circumstances may the Website or the Materials or any part of them be copied, downloaded, added to file sharing Websites (for example, but not limited to, www.youtube.com or www.vimeo.com), reproduced, transmitted, broadcast, published, distributed, exploited, sold, edited, adapted, used, licensed or displayed or modified in any way by you without the express prior permission of Yorkshire Film Archive and/or any other relevant copyright holders.
  • If you are interested in licensing footage from us, please complete the registration form in the first instance or contact us .
  • Copyright and other intellectual property rights in individual films or programmes (and any still images taken from them) may be held by a number of different parties. Please contact us for further information on copyright and the use of any of any Materials.
  • Unless otherwise noted, if you wish to download or print text files from the Website for your own personal, non-commercial use you are welcome to do so without our express permission. You must however cite the author and source of this Material as you would material from any printed work; and the citation should include the URL http://www.yfanefa.com.
  • You must not alter or try to alter any part of the Website.

Use of the Website

  • You agree that in using the Website you will not upload or post anything to the Website that violates or may violate the intellectual property rights of a third party or which is unlawful, or which is or may be harmful, threatening, abusive, offensive, defamatory, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy or which contains software viruses or any other files or programs that may interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of this Website, or which is for a commercial purpose.
  • You will not misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any other person or organisation on the Website, and you will not use or seek to use the Website to send junk email or 'spam' to people who do not wish to receive email from you, to conduct, display or forward surveys, raffles, lotteries, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • You agree to indemnify us, and keep us indemnified in full, from and against any loss, damage, costs or expenses which we suffer or incur directly or indirectly as a result of your use of the Website.
  • You agree that your use of the Website is on an "as is" and "as available" basis, and that it is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law we disclaim and exclude all and any liability whatsoever in relation to the Website or any links from the Website. All and any implied warranties, terms or conditions are hereby excluded. We will not be liable to you for any economic loss, loss of reputation or special or indirect or consequential loss you may incur as a result of or in connection with the Website or any links from the Website. Nothing in these Terms shall be construed as excluding or limiting our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence.


Together with our Website provider, we take reasonable precautions to prevent computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms, cancelbots, corrupted files or any other items that may damage the operation of computers existing on the Website, but cannot accept any liability for any damage caused by interaction with this site.

Linking to our Website

You may link to the Website from another site only in accordance with the following rules:

  • Links must not (in our opinion) actually or potentially damage, dilute or tarnish the goodwill associated with us or any of our business names, brands or intellectual property, or create the impression that your site and/or organisation is sponsored, endorsed by, affiliated and/or associated with us or the Website.
  • You may not 'frame' this Website or alter its intellectual property or the Materials or any intellectual property in them in any other way. You may not link to the Website from a site that is unlawful, abusive, indecent or obscene, that promotes violence or illegal acts, that contains expressions of racism, that is libellous, defamatory, scandalous, or inflammatory or is otherwise deemed inappropriate, as determined by us in our sole discretion. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate a link with any Website for any reason and at any time.

We are not responsible for the content or performance of any portion of the Internet including other sites to which the Website may be linked or from which the Website may be accessed. Please inform us of any errors or inappropriate material found on sites to which this Website is or may be linked.


We make reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of information on our Website but give no warranty about the accuracy of any description of any of the Materials and accept no liability in the event of proving inaccurate.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: info@yfanefa.com

Or write to us at: Yorkshire Film Archive, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York YO31 7EX